theyarecomingforyou wrote on Dec 15, 2020, 11:02:
So you'd be okay if the postal service stopped delivering some of your mail because anyone can go out and start their own postal service? The reality is that when a company gets to a certain size it has an ob
This is actually a better example than you think. UPS and FedEx do not deliver to every address in the US. It's too expensive for them to. This is why we have the USPS. They are required by act of Congress to deliver to every single address in the US. This is very expensive, but a requirement. It's also why it's infuriating when conservatives try to kill the post office, as the private sector will never address the entire market.
Basically, there's a huge difference between the private companies, even if they have huge market share, and the government-owned entities. Which feels pretty spot on for discussions about what is and is not censorship.